cnn political editor paul steinhauser in charlotte, north carolina for us this morning, the site of next week's democratic national convention. paul, tell us where is everyone today? >> a busy weekend, randi, for politics. we just had the republican convention in tampa. we've got democratic convention coming up in a few days right here in charleston. all the candidates are out there early talking to voters in the key battleground states. start with mitt romney, he was in louisiana with bobby jindal, louisiana governor, touring damage from hurricane isaac from earlier in the week. he's going to start in ohio, a rally in cincinnati. later he'll team up with his wing man, paul ryan, his running mate. they are going to team up in florida. they were at a rally in lakeland, after the convention ended, they will be in jackson. their idea is to keep the momentum they thought theta from their convention going. as for the president, you'll see him quite a lot.